Martin Best

Biography

Critics have dubbed Martin Best a "contemporary troubadour" for his energetic performances of minstrel music from the Middle Ages. Best has made over two dozen recordings as a solo singer, often accompanying himself on early guitars and lutes. His recordings include solo songs (notably of the Swedish poet/songwriter Carl Michael Bellman) and ensemble work with his own groups the Martin Best Medieval Ensemble and the Martin Best Consort. He has Read more also performed and recorded music from Shakespeare's England and was a musician at the Royal Shakespeare Company for over 20 years. In 1983, he won the International Edison Award and Gramophone Magazine's Critics' Award. Best has lectured on medieval music at numerous universities in England and the United States. Read less
The Dante Troubadours / Martin Best Medieval Ensemble
Release Date: 11/18/1997   Label: Nimbus  
Catalog: 5002   Number of Discs: 1
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Songs Of Chivalry / Martin Best Mediaeval Ensemble
Release Date: 12/02/1992   Label: Nimbus  
Catalog: 5006   Number of Discs: 1
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Thys Yool - A Medieval Christmas / Martin Best Ensemble
Release Date: 12/02/1992   Label: Nimbus  
Catalog: 5137   Number of Discs: 1
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Cantigas Of Santa Maria Of Alfonso X / Martin Best Ensemble
Release Date: 12/02/1992   Label: Nimbus  
Catalog: 5081   Number of Discs: 1
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